“The singing shall be mandatory and must be done with fervor,” the bill proclaims.
If approved by the Senate, failure to do such with enough enthusiasm would be punishable by up to a year in prison and a fine of 50,000 to 100,000 pesos.
Second offense to the said bill will let you experience both with a penalty of "public censure" in print media.
This also requires an official tempo whenever played or performed. Specifically, it must fall between 100 and 120 beats per minute.
Schools are also mandated to ensure that all students has the anthem memorized in their mind.
Source: New York Times
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